The Chinese lantern vase was discovered under a table at a house in Leicestershire.
PARIS (Reuters) - "Chez Francoise" is a discreetly located venue near the French parliament whose visitors' book boasts signatures from former leaders including Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande. In late September, as a second wave of COVID-19 infection loomed, government scientific advisers wanted new restrictions on bars, restaurants and cafes. Fearing his business would suffer, Pascal Mousset, who owns Chez Francoise and four other restaurants in the French capital, decided to seek help from an old contact.
Indonesia may still pursue a plan to tax technology companies on the income they generate from the country even if G20 nations and the OECD cannot reach a deal on digital taxes, its finance minister said on Tuesday. Talks to rewrite rules for cross-border taxation, including digital taxes, led by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, stalled this year, with a new deadline for an agreement extended to 2021. Indonesia, Southeast Asia's biggest economy, has begun collecting a 10% value-added tax (VAT) since mid-2020 on digital products and services from internet-based firms, but officials had previously said it would charge a tax on income only after a global consensus was reached.
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Late Chilean author Luis Sepulveda's short novel "Diary of a Sentimental Killer," about a globetrotting hitman with a broken heart, is being developed into a TV series that will be sold by Latin America's EO Media Distribution, the company that recently handled multi-window distribution of high-profile titles such as "Narcos" and Amazon's "El Presidente." London […]
New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday interacted with members of the Indian Women's U-17 football team and motivated them to keep their morale high in the aftermath of the Women's U-17 World Cup being cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Spanish tennis player Enrique Lopez Perez has been banned from the sport for eight years for his involvement in match-fixing activities in three separate instances in 2017, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Tuesday. The 29-year-old Perez, who reached a career-high singles ranking of 154 in 2018 and a best doubles ranking of 135 last year, was also fined $25,000. "The disciplinary case was heard by anti-corruption hearing officer Richard McLaren on 5 November 2020," the TIU said in a statement.
Tate &Lyle today revealed it has bought stevia-producer Sweet Green Fields in the latest move towards zero-calorie, aspartame-free natural sugar substitutes. Its household name brands still seen on supermarket shelves, including Lyle's Golden Syrup and Tate & Lyle, are licensed to America Sugar Refining. On Tuesday the company announced the acquisition of Sweet Green Fields, which is expecting revenues of around $50million in the year to December 31, saying that the move would bring "a fully integrated stevia supply chain to Tate & Lyle".
A fur seal was spotted relaxing at Manly Beach in Sydney on Monday, November 30, as beachgoers were warned to keep a safe distance.The fur seal, which has been named Reg, is being closely monitored and has recently visited Sydney and other parts of the Central Coast, reports said.Reg spent Monday night on the beach and was still resting there on Monday. ORRCA, a cetacean research and rescue group, advised the public not to feed or disturb the seal and to stay at least 40 meters away at all times. Credit: Paul Lo Russo via Storyful
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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a two-pronged appeal of Bill Cosby's 2018 sexual assault conviction, with the disgraced entertainer's lawyers asking the justices to either grant him a new trial or drop the case. Cosby's lawyers blame his conviction in part on the national fervor in 2018 surrounding the #MeToo movement, which sought to hold powerful men accountable for unpunished sexual assaults. Cosby was the first celebrity convicted of sexual abuse after the start of the movement.
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Until now, UEFA has had the VAR team operate onsite but this game will have them operating at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon. "UEFA has now successfully tested and approved a VAR remote technical solution... and will be implemented for the first time in an official capacity for the Champions League group stage encounter between Sevilla and Chelsea," it said in a statement.
Azerbaijan on Tuesday completed reclaiming territory ceded by Armenia under a Russia-brokered peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev hailed the restoration of control over the areas as a historic achievement. “We all lived with one dream and now we fulfilled it," Aliyev said in an address to the nation.
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Locked down by coronavirus at their busiest time of year, fir tree farmers in Greece are hoping for a Christmas miracle to salvage a season all but lost. A nationwide lockdown has meant thousands of Christmas trees may not get to market in time in a blow to farmers in an area of northern Greece where fir tree sales are their only livelihood. "It will be a huge catastrophe," said Christos Bitsios, a fir farmer in Taxiarchis, a mountainous village in Greece's Chalkidiki region.
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Tokyo's governor asked the government on Tuesday to temporarily exclude Tokyo residents aged over 65 from a scheme encouraging travel and tourism in Japan, saying it could expose them to the coronavirus and result in more severe cases of COVID-19. The Go To Travel campaign offers subsidies for domestic travel. It has been credited by the Japanese government with boosting the country's regional economies and helping airlines and other travel companies weather the coronavirus pandemic.
We take a look at the discounts still on offer at the British clothing brand in the wake of Black Friday